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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News exclusive report introduced; scenes shown of CNN footage of Al Qaeda chemical weapons tests.
(Pentagon: John McWethy) President Bush's decision to cancel a planned covert operation into northern Iraq to go after an Al Qaeda chemical weapons laboratory featured; details given about a group Ansar al Islam that experimented with the poison ricin. [Monterey Inst. of International Studies Jonathan TUCKER- assesses the toxicity of ricin & the lack of treatment for ricin exposure.] The discovery that Al Qaeda money is flowing again noted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- McWethy, John
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